CHEWSVILLE - A 71-year-old Hagerstown woman was killed Sunday night in a head-on collision on Jefferson Boulevard (Md. 64) in the area of Twin Springs Drive, Maryland State Police said.
Colleen Joy Parks, 71, was pronounced dead at Washington County Hospital following the crash that took place just after 9 p.m., police said in a news release.
The driver of the other vehicle, Kenneth Lee McDowell, 70, of Smithsburg, was charged with manslaughter and with homicide by motor vehicle while intoxicated, among other offenses, police said.
Police say McDowell was driving east on Jefferson Boulevard when the 2001 Cadillac DeVille he was driving crossed the center line and struck a 2003 Hyundai Accent driven by Parks.